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Cumberland (Propeller), U125918, aground, 3 May 1905


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The propeller CUMBERLAND ran hard on the rocks on the east bank of Bois Blanc Island. The tug HOME RULE failed to release her and she will have to be lightered.
      ALSO
Amherstburg., May 4. --The steamer CUMBERLAND which went on the rocks yesterday on Bois Blanc, was released by the tug HOMER without lightering. The accident was caused by the parting of wheel chains.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 4, 1905


Steam screw CUMBERLAND. U. S. No. 125918. Of 1.601 tons gross; 1,280 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1881. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 251.5 x 38.3 x 19.7 Freight service. Crew of 15. Of 700 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906


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Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20118
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cumberland (Propeller), U125918, aground, 3 May 1905